Kellogg Show goes on the road as winter season ends at Sunlight Mountain Resort
If you go
Here’s five must-do events during Sunlight’s final weekend of the season.
“Beach” volleyball tournament
Rail jam. Registration for both the jam and volleyball begin at 11 a.m., with games at 1 p.m.
Mini pond for little ones. Visit postindependent.com for a video of Belt Buckle Bobby’s mini pond skim.
Live music. The Logan Brothers perform Saturday and Whiskey Stomp will close out the season Sunday.
A final trip down your favorite run
Learn more at sunlightmtn.com.
After a season of shredding and carving, this weekend instructors at Sunlight Mountain Resort will pack up their gear and move on to other seasonal employment. Snowboard instructor Kady Kellogg is a few weeks ahead of the curve, though — and her off season looks different than most of her colleagues’.
Kellogg and her family — mom, dad and 11 siblings — have spent the past five years traveling the country in their RV. Together, they snowboard, kayak, raft, climb and more. (You can follow their adventures at facebook.com/kelloggshow or kelloggshow.com.) Kellogg left her position at Sunlight several weeks early so the family could resume its adventures.
“It’s normal for me to be on the road,” Kellogg said. “The RV is home for me.”
This winter was the family’s longest stretch at their Glenwood Springs home in some time, she said, and so Kellogg decided to turn her hobby into a paycheck. She’s snowboarded for 11 years, but this was her first time in an instructor role.
“It was such an amazing experience,” Kellogg said. “I loved the environment up there. Everybody was so positive.”
Working as an instructor improved Kellogg’s own skills, she said. Snowboarding came naturally to her, but as she learned to teach, she was able to refine her skills. Higher-level instructors would also offer clinics for staff members, which added to her education.
Kellogg said many of her Sunlight co-workers will transition to restaurant and river jobs for the warmer months. Her work varies, though, based on where the family is located. She’ll work alongside her software engineer dad while working to launch her photography business. When they’re back home in Glenwood, some of the Kellogg siblings pick up local jobs.
For now, the Kelloggs are headed to Columbus, Georgia, where they’ll participate in US National Freestyle Kayak Championships. And from there?
“We’re going to go with whatever,” Kellogg said. “Follow the flow, chase the rivers.”
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